Former FARC leader calls on Pope Francis to mediate Venezuela-Colombia crisis

On Thursday, a political leader of the former Colombian guerrilla movement known as Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) called on Pope Francis to mediate between Venezuela and Colombia to avoid an armed conflict between the two countries. Earlier this month, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced military exercises along the two countries border and warned […]

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Bishop calls claim that Pope meddled in Argentina’s primaries ‘science fiction’

ROSARIO, Argentina – Pope Francis has been both applauded and accused for meddling in Argentina’s presidential primaries last Sunday, however a local bishop has described the idea that the pope was involving himself in his country’s politics as “science fiction.” Meanwhile, the pope’s representative in Colombia has said he regrets the “slowness” of the pacification […]

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Venezuela, Nicaragua urged to resume talks to resolve civil conflicts

SANTA FE, Argentina – Nicaragua and Venezuela are continuing to experience turmoil due to popular opposition to their socialist leadership. Both regimes have been accused by prominent leaders of human rights violations, and international organizations ask their governments to be open to dialogue. Venezuela The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, released […]

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